Period
to 10 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 6 months to 10 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 72 51
Rank change year-on-year +29 -21 +28
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 116 84 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.57% 3.30% 4.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.47% 6.30% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 42 63 84
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,162 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.36% -18.18% +29.41%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,500 £34,525
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% -10.00% +19.05%

PowerShell is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,225 1,333 1,575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 58.81% 52.32% 59.52%
Number of salaries quoted 681 830 1,008
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,750 £29,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for PowerShell in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 10 December 2019.

Salary histogram for PowerShell in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 December 2019, IT jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 84 (72.41%) Azure
2 66 (56.90%) DevOps
3 65 (56.03%) Python
4 45 (38.79%) Microsoft
5 40 (34.48%) Windows
6 38 (32.76%) Finance
7 37 (31.90%) Bash Shell
8 36 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (30.17%) AWS
10 34 (29.31%) Ruby
10 34 (29.31%) Linux
11 33 (28.45%) .NET
11 33 (28.45%) Ant
12 32 (27.59%) SQL
12 32 (27.59%) Ansible
13 31 (26.72%) Kubernetes
14 30 (25.86%) Terraform
14 30 (25.86%) Opscode Chef
14 30 (25.86%) Apache Ivy
14 30 (25.86%) Jenkins
14 30 (25.86%) Release Management
14 30 (25.86%) Team Foundation Server
14 30 (25.86%) Visual Studio
14 30 (25.86%) Micro Focus
15 26 (22.41%) Active Directory
15 26 (22.41%) Problem-Solving
16 24 (20.69%) Puppet
16 24 (20.69%) Process Improvement
16 24 (20.69%) SDLC
17 23 (19.83%) Analytics

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (7.76%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.17%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 84 (72.41%) Azure
2 35 (30.17%) AWS
3 22 (18.97%) Office 365
4 20 (17.24%) GCP
5 9 (7.76%) Power Platform
6 5 (4.31%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (3.45%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (0.86%) NuGet
8 1 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.62%) Skype
2 3 (2.59%) VoIP
3 2 (1.72%) Firewall
3 2 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.72%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.86%) DHCP
4 1 (0.86%) DNS
4 1 (0.86%) HTTP
4 1 (0.86%) LAN
4 1 (0.86%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.86%) Network Security
4 1 (0.86%) SAN
4 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.86%) VLAN
4 1 (0.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.76%) Power BI
2 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.86%) MySQL
3 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (28.45%) Ant
2 30 (25.86%) Apache Ivy
2 30 (25.86%) Jenkins
2 30 (25.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (25.86%) Visual Studio
3 20 (17.24%) PhantomJS
4 4 (3.45%) GitLab
5 3 (2.59%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.59%) Maven
5 3 (2.59%) MSBuild
5 3 (2.59%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (2.59%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.72%) JIRA
7 1 (0.86%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.86%) JMeter
7 1 (0.86%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.86%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.86%) Subversion
General
1 38 (32.76%) Finance
2 12 (10.34%) Law
3 10 (8.62%) Banking
3 10 (8.62%) Retail
4 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.86%) Games
5 1 (0.86%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 42 (36.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (19.83%) Security Engineer
3 21 (18.10%) Senior DevOps
4 19 (16.38%) Developer
5 17 (14.66%) DevOps Developer
5 17 (14.66%) Senior Developer
5 17 (14.66%) Senior Software Developer
5 17 (14.66%) Software Developer
6 10 (8.62%) Administrator
7 9 (7.76%) Technical Leader
8 7 (6.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.17%) Technical Specialist
10 5 (4.31%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.45%) Azure Specialist
11 4 (3.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 3 (2.59%) Azure Engineer
12 3 (2.59%) Lead DevOps Engineer
12 3 (2.59%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.45%) .NET
2 21 (18.10%) Node.js
3 6 (5.17%) JSON
4 5 (4.31%) YAML
5 2 (1.72%) CSS
5 2 (1.72%) HTML
5 2 (1.72%) REST
6 1 (0.86%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (0.86%) ONVIF
6 1 (0.86%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.86%) SOAP
6 1 (0.86%) STL
6 1 (0.86%) Web Services
6 1 (0.86%) XML
6 1 (0.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) EMC VMAX
1 9 (7.76%) Hybrid Cloud
1 9 (7.76%) Virtual Team
2 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.45%) RSA SecurID
4 3 (2.59%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.86%) Clustering
6 1 (0.86%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (34.48%) Windows
2 34 (29.31%) Linux
3 20 (17.24%) Unix
4 13 (11.21%) Windows 10
4 13 (11.21%) Windows 7
5 7 (6.03%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.45%) CentOS
7 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.86%) VMS
8 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (56.90%) DevOps
2 36 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (25.86%) Release Management
4 26 (22.41%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (20.69%) Process Improvement
5 24 (20.69%) SDLC
6 23 (19.83%) Analytics
7 22 (18.97%) Security Operations
7 22 (18.97%) SIEM
8 21 (18.10%) Data Security
8 21 (18.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
9 20 (17.24%) Threat Management
9 20 (17.24%) Use Case
10 14 (12.07%) Fintech
11 13 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (9.48%) Software Engineering
13 9 (7.76%) Artificial Intelligence
13 9 (7.76%) Validation
13 9 (7.76%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 65 (56.03%) Python
2 37 (31.90%) Bash Shell
3 34 (29.31%) Ruby
4 32 (27.59%) SQL
5 22 (18.97%) Java
6 21 (18.10%) C++
6 21 (18.10%) JavaScript
7 20 (17.24%) Go
8 9 (7.76%) Groovy
9 5 (4.31%) C#
9 5 (4.31%) Perl
10 3 (2.59%) Korn
11 2 (1.72%) VBScript
12 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (5.17%) Degree
2 1 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.86%) MCSE
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.52%) QA
2 3 (2.59%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (22.41%) Active Directory
2 21 (18.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.48%) Docker
4 10 (8.62%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.45%) BitLocker
5 4 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (2.59%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.59%) vCloud
7 2 (1.72%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 2 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.86%) Firmware
8 1 (0.86%) LXC
8 1 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.86%) vSphere
8 1 (0.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 32 (27.59%) Ansible
2 31 (26.72%) Kubernetes
3 30 (25.86%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (25.86%) Terraform
4 24 (20.69%) Puppet
5 8 (6.90%) SCCM
6 4 (3.45%) SCOM
6 4 (3.45%) vRealize
7 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (2.59%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (2.59%) vCenter Server
8 2 (1.72%) WSUS
9 1 (0.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 45 (38.79%) Microsoft
2 30 (25.86%) Micro Focus
3 23 (19.83%) VMware
4 21 (18.10%) ServiceNow
5 20 (17.24%) CyberArk
5 20 (17.24%) Google
5 20 (17.24%) Splunk
5 20 (17.24%) Symantec
6 17 (14.66%) Cisco
7 10 (8.62%) Citrix
8 9 (7.76%) EMC
9 2 (1.72%) Oracle
9 2 (1.72%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.72%) Perforce
9 2 (1.72%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.86%) Dell
10 1 (0.86%) Informatica
10 1 (0.86%) Ping Identity
10 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com